Flights to Leipzig

Discover One of the Most Vibrant Cities in Germany: Leipzig

Cuisine, Culture, Nature

Leipzig, one of Germany's prettiest cities due to restoring many of the old buildings to how they looked before they were destroyed or damaged in world war II. Very well known for its arts, music and culture along with its hipster vibes.

Feature / Location

One of Germany's prettiest cities / The largest city in the state of Saxony




A moderately continental climate, the best weather is usually May - Late September

Time Zone

GMT +1


Leipzig/Halle Airport


Go canoe riding; visit the Belantis Theme Park

Leipzig is a city based on three rivers, a city that was so important as a key role in the fall of communism and the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the uniting of Germany in 1939. Leipzig is and always will be a city with spirited people. Leipzig's culture has developed through the years with a mix of history, literature and music all make the city an amazing place to visit.

What Is Leipzig Best Known for?

Leipzig is best known for its Art, Music and culture. The city is full of galleries, museums and concert halls. Known as a centre of music from classical to modern day dark genres. Leipzig has one of the most well-known opera houses in Germany.

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Leipzig Cuisine

Leipzig Cuisine Bachtaler
Leipzig Cuisine Bachtaler


Bachtaler a scrumptious pastry made by confectioner René Kandler. The Bachtaler is chocolate filled with ganache, fresh cream and butter cream and at the heart a coffee bean all inside a hazelnut shortcrust pastry. A one that will definitely make you smile.

Leipzig Cuisine Leipzig Linden-Taler
Leipzig Cuisine Leipzig Linden-Taler

Leipzig Linden-Taler

A perfect sweet to try and to take home as a souvenir for your friends or family or even yourself is Leipzig Linden-Taler. The lime blossom honey-cream truffle filling makes the 25 g delicacies probably the largest chocolates in the world. What makes this sweet so different is the beautiful 20-page brochure in German and English that comes with the Taler full of images of Leipzig and the history of the city.

Leipzig Cuisine Leipziger Allerlei
Leipzig Cuisine Leipziger Allerlei

Leipziger Allerlei

The most famous dish in Leipzig is Leipziger Allerlei. A vegetable dish made from a mix of steamed peas, carrots, asparagus and mushrooms usually served with bread dumplings and crayfish. The dish has been popular in Leipzig since the 19th Century. Be sure to try this dish the traditional way at one of the local restaurants.

Leipzig Culture

Leipzig Culture Altes Rathaus
Leipzig Culture Altes Rathaus

Altes Rathaus

The Old Town Hall, Altes Rathaus, located in Leipzig city centre is part of Renaissance architecture and was built in 1556. Home of the Museum of City History taking us on a journey from Medieval Times to the present day which exhibits a miniature replica of the city in the 19th century. During the year the old town hall with its impressive elegant ballroom is home to many events, exhibitions and concerts. The square where the Old Town Hall is located is also home to other old buildings that you can admire. The square is also home to great markets and festivals and if you're lucky enough to visit during Christmas you will find the famous German Christmas Market.

Leipzig Culture St. Thomas Church
Leipzig Culture St. Thomas Church

St. Thomas Church

St Thomas Church, Thomaskirche is home to the remains of Johann Sebastian Bach the composer. A beautiful Romanesque and neo-Gothic church that dates back to the 12th century. The church was destroyed in World War II and needed to be restored and was then reopened in 2000. The church features a marble baptismal font showing biblical scenes. If you visit over a Friday or Saturday why not visit during one of the choir performances of the St Thomas Boys which is sure to be a highlight of your holiday.

Leipzig Nature

Leipzig Nature Leipzig Zoo
Leipzig Nature Leipzig Zoo

Leipzig Zoo

Leipzig Zoo founded in 1878 is home to wildlife from Africa, Asia and South America. There are over 5,000 different animals in the Zoo including a Siberian tiger. Enclosures are all as natural as possible with 6 themed exhibits including an aquarium and an ape enclosure. There are some live interactions during the day giving you a chance to feed the animals and learn more about them. To make the most of the Zoo at your own pace it's best to allow at least 3 hours. A great family fun day out.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Leipzig

How many flights a week are there from Leipzig to Antalya?

Out of season there are three flights a week however, during the summer months four flights a week.

How long does it take to fly from Leipzig to Hurghada?

It takes approximately 4 hours and 20 minutes to fly direct.

What's the time difference between Leipzig and Crete?

Crete is 1 hour ahead of Germany.

What is the currency in Leipzig?

The currency is the Euro.


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Cities with Direct Flights to Leipzig

Corendon Airlines connects you from Leipzig to Greece, Egypt and Turkey.

Leipzig flights offered by Corendon Airlines are both economical as well as comfortable. Leipzig flights are competitively priced throughout the year on the Corendon Airlines Website and Mobile app. 

Destination Airport: Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)  
Hurghada - Leipzig flight duration   4:50 hours
Heraklion - Leipzig flight duration  3:10 hours
Antalya - Leipzig flight duration  3:25 hours


Affordable Flight Tickets to Leipzig

Your first step to getting the best Leipzig deals is to visit the Corendon Airlines website or app. The best option to find cheap flights Leipzig to Crete, cheap flights Leipzig to Antalya and cheap flights Leipzig to Hurghada is to monitor the Leipzig flight deals page. Leipzig to Antalya is a very popular route with three to four flights a week throughout the year.

Accommodation in Leipzig

There are four different areas to stay in Leipzig. Leipzig Zentrum, a hive of activity with a large part pedestrianised. Perfect for those wanting to be close to the centre for shops, restaurants, local life and some of the top attractions. Süd-Ost, the south of the city is one of the best places to stay in Leipzig and near to the university campus and Botanical Gardens with a variety of streets, bars and restaurants, including the famous Reudnitz brewery. Zentrum – Süd, the centre south home to the music quarter and a charming part of the city which is easy to access most of the attractions and a good place for families to stay. Ost, which is the centre east of the city is more a residential area and a quieter place but, where you can really mingle with the locals. There are various different hotels and apartments throughout the city from basic to 4*. If you really want to absorb the culture of Leipzig, we would recommend you stay in a hotel that’s in one of the historical protected buildings of the city.

Leipzig Weather

Leipzig weather with its moderately continental climate has pleasant summers and cold winters. During the summer months temperatures are around 24/25°C. The best time to visit Leipzig is from May to late September. September is usually shorter, but can be a little cold. Although the summers are pleasant, we recommend that you take a jumper and jacket for the cooler evenings. An umbrella is also recommended as rain is common even in the summer.

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  • Dec 1, Fri -1 Snow
  • Dec 2, Sat -3 Overcast Clouds
  • Dec 3, Sun -2 Overcast Clouds
  • Dec 4, Mon -3 Overcast Clouds
  • Dec 5, Tue -12 Few Clouds